Battlefield Press Release - GDLS Canada Contract Win
May 12, 2015
Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services announced that Battlefield International Inc. will supply General Dynamics Land Systems Canada with the couplers required for use on General Dynamics’ recent massive light armored vehicle program contract win. Minister Finley stated that this new GDLS Canada 10 billion dollar order was “The largest advanced manufacturing export order in Canadian history”. The purpose of this Press release, held at Battlefield International Inc. Cayuga, Ontario on Saturday May 9th was to announce that Battlefield International had been selected to supply the quick connect fluid couplings for fuel, coolant, pneumatic and hydraulic applications required of this massive multi-year export contract. GDLS Canada sent representatives to take part in this historic event at Battlefield International Inc. The contract value to Battlefield International Inc. is significant and will create up to ten new jobs throughout the length of the contract. Steve Fenton: "We are very pleased that our entry into the Land Systems market has occurred on such a grand scale. This GDLS Canada win will certainly create an interest in our products within the entire land systems industry as new and improved products are being designed. We believe the engineering teams of all types of land systems vehicles will want to know what it was about our product features, specifications and pricing that enabled us to secure this significant contract. We will be ready to explain the advantages of all of our products suited to this industry including our products produced to MIL-DTL-25427B”. Our business plan priorities moving forward will be as follows: 1. Increase our rapid experimental development capability. 2. Strengthen our existing world class UAV customer base with continued and increased experimental product development. 3. Ensure all new small to mid-sized UAV manufacturers and platforms chose our world-standard EnduroLink fuel coupler brand. 4. Satisfy the needs of our new Land Systems customer. 5. Become the dominant quick connect designer and producer within the entire Land Systems market.